(1964 - 1966) / (1966 - 1973) / (1973 - 1979) / (1980 - 1987) / (1988 - Present)
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Other Background Information
Return From Exile - The Classic Solo Years
* 13 January 1973 - Eric Clapton's "Rainbow Concert" marks his return to the stage after a long absence.
|Rainbow Concert (Released September 1973, re-released 25 July 1995)|
|Single (July 1974) - I Shot The Sheriff / Give Me Strength|
|461 Ocean Boulevard (August 1974)|
|Single (October 1974) - Willie And The Hand Jive / Mainline Florida|
|There's One In Every Crowd (April 1975)|
|Single (May 1975) - Swing Low Sweet Chariot / Pretty Blue Eyes|
|Single (August 1975) - Knockin' On Heaven's Door / Someone Like You|
|E.C. Was Here (August 1975)|
|No Reason To Cry (August 1976)|
|Single (October 1976) - Hello Old Friend / All Our Past Times|
|Single (February 1977) - Carnival / Hurgry|
|Single (November 1977) - Lay Down Sally / Cocaine|
|Slowhand (November 1977)|
|Single (March 1978) - Wonderful Tonight / Peaches And Diesel|
|Single (October 1978) - Promises / Watch Out For Lucy|
|Backless (November 1978)|
|Single (March 1979) - If I Don't Be There By Morning / Tulsa Time|
* 27 March 1979 - Eric finally weds the inspiration for "Layla", Patti Boyd Harrison.